Guest Post: Talk the Talk with Food Co-Packers

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Lev

There's a language for everything, and knowing the right one makes all the difference in where and how far you can go. Matt Suggs knows co-packing, and he also knows that if you plan to work with a co-packer, you need to learn how to talk the talk. We've posted before about finding and working with co-packers, but Matt's sharing his insider tips, learned from working with thousands of co-packers and even more food companies looking for co-packers, so that when you start the conversation you won't be speaking a different language.

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Subrecipe Improvements, Volume VIII

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Lev

One of our favorite parts of ReciPal, and something everyone should be aware of, is subrecipes. They allow you use recipes in other recipes, making your life much easier when multiple recipes use the same base or components.

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Guest Post: When To Hire a Food Photographer

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Lev

I recently met Sarah E Crowder through Brooklyn FoodWorks, where we both mentor food entrepreneurs. She has skills in an area I'm rather clueless, food photography, and made me feel smarter about the topic in a matter of minutes. So, we thought it would be fun to have her do a guest post on food photography and how to think about the process for your food business.

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New Canadian Label Requirements

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Nili

Health Canada announced new nutrition and labeling requirements that went into effect on December 14th. Here's a rundown of the key changes for our Canadian users.

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Unique Channel Margins Per Recipe

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Lev

When we added margins as a feature to product costing on ReciPal, we set it up so that they would update across all recipes. That meant if you updated the distributor margin for one recipe, the margin would be saved across all your recipes. Since most companies use the same distributor for their products, it was reasonable to assume the same margins across all your products and keep everything simple.

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